2010 Riverside Ave.
Paso Robles, CA
Open Thurs. - Sun.
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Come and enjoy
“A DAY IN THE OLD WEST”
Saturday, August 19, 2017, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.
at the Pioneer Museum
Everyone is invited to come to the Pioneer Museum on Saturday, August 19th, 2017 to enjoy this family event
“A Day in the Old West” between 3 pm and 7 pm.
This fun-filled event will include an old-fashioned barbecue, games for all ages, live music, and plenty of photo opportunities. There will be a silent auction
and a chance to try our corn-on-the-cob
with loads of butter. After some games, and you are hot
and tired from all the fun, try a Paradise Shaved Ice
or a slice of ice-cold watermelon to cool you down.
Beverages - wine, beer, soft drinks and water -
are included in the ticket price.
This fundraising event is the first family-oriented event
to be held by the Pioneer Museum.
“We hope this event will become an annual event for the Museum to showcase our commitment to preserving the past and educating young children who will lead us into the future,” said Pioneer Museum President Bonnie Nelson.
Event tickets are as follows:
Adult tickets $50.00 each;
Young Adults (10-18): $15.00 each;
Children under 10: free.
Tickets are available by calling (805) 238-6864
or (805) 239-4556.
The Pioneer Museum is located at 2010 Riverside Ave,
in Paso Robles, California.
More information is available by calling the Pioneer Museum
and leaving a message for Bill Pluma at (805) 239-4556
or emailing the Pioneer Museum at
The purpose of Pioneer Day in 1931
was to thank the area ranchers and farmers for their
business during the difficult years of the Depression.
Their produce helped to keep the local economy going.
The merchants closed their doors for the day and
invited the farmers and ranchers to come to town
and enjoy lunch in the park. The tradition has
continued with a free bean feed in the downtown city
park, following a parade on Spring Street that begins
at 10:00 a.m.
Some of the special activities that have taken place at
past Open House events . . . enjoying the music,
watching wool spinning and wheat weaving,
listening to small gasoline engines, practicing cowboy
skills --- roping a stationary target and branding
a block of wood, seeing the huge Jeanesville Pump
and viewing the tractors that were driven through the
Enjoy our skilled carving demonstrations every
2nd Saturday of the month from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Watch woodcarving by members of the
California Carvers Guild.
Visitors are welcome and informal instruction
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